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Grievously injured pup tossed from car in front of Girl Scouts

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Girl Scouts in Woodstock, Ala., were subjected to a terrible sight this week when someone pulled up in front of them and tossed a horribly wounded pup out of a car.

Area rescuers were alerted to the puppy's presence and they swiftly made arrangements to transport the pup to an emergency veterinarian for treatment.

The puppy, dubbed "Scout," was examined by a veterinarian and the diagnosis was not good. The wound on Scout's leg is old and horribly infected. The veterinarian is concerned because the wound is septic and the entire leg may have to be amputated.

In the meantime, Scout is on I.V. antibiotics to help combat the widespread infection.

Early Friday afternoon, Scout was transported to the Hope Animal Clinic where his care will be continued...it is unknown at this time if he will lose his entire leg.

The upside to this horrible situation is that Scout is receiving help, thanks to Brenda LaFontaine, and Ingrid Law, his compassionate rescuers who were willing to ensure that the abandoned pup received the veterinary care that he needed to survive.

Anyone hoping to help with Scout's veterinary expenses can phone the vet clinic direction (account is under Brenda LaFontaine) at 205-426-2828.

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